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WorldExplore: Washington, D.C.

When you attend an Envision by WorldStrides program* near Washington, D.C., you have the opportunity to spend an additional five days experiencing the District’s historical and cultural sites during WorldExplore: Washington, D.C. This optional extension immediately follows the conclusion of your program. You'll sample the local culture while exploring D.C.'s most historic neighborhoods and famous museums.

Note: Only students who are enrolled in the 2024 program sessions listed below are eligible to participate in WorldExplore: Washington, D.C.

NYLF Law & CSI, NYLF National Security, NYLF Medicine & Health Care Washington, D.C.

WorldExplore: Washington, D.C. Dates

June 23-27 | July 3-7 | July 13-17 | July 23-27


Sample WorldExplore: Washington, D.C. Highlights

Tour the newest Smithsonian Institute museum

Visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture, where you'll see the lace shawl Queen Victoria gave to Harriet Tubman, Muhammad Ali's boxing gear, and 40,000 other artifacts!

Explore Mount Vernon

Through original artifacts and engaging activities, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of America’s past and the legacy of George Washington.

Uncover hidden treasures at Udvar-Hazy

Check out the thousands of aviation and space artifacts at the Udvar-Hazy Air & Space Museum, like the space shuttle Discovery.

Follow in the footsteps of history

Take a stroll through Old Town Alexandria after sundown during the Evening Ghost Tour! Your colonial guide will share historical legends and spirited stories along the way.

Note: These sample activities are provided as examples of the overall quality and scope of WorldExplore: Washington, D.C. The 2024 specific schedule, locations, and details may vary and will be made available online prior to the start of the program.